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09 Jan 2020 | 11:18 AM UTC

Iran: Bus accident kills 20 in Mazandaran province January 9

At least 20 people killed after bus plunges into a ravine in Veresk (Mazandaran province) January 9; residual transportation disruptions possible



At least 20 people were killed and 24 others injured after a bus plummeted into a ravine in Veresk (Mazandaran province) on Thursday, January 9. According to officials, the bus was en route from Tehran to Gonbad when it veered off a road due to a mechanical failure.

Transportation disruptions, including road closures and public transport delays, are possible in the area over the coming hours.


Individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.